0.6 C
New York
January 26, 2021
Cover

The Battle for the Soul of Islam

By James M. Dorsey

The battle for the soul of Islam pits rival Middle Eastern and Asian powers against one another: Turkey, seat of the Islamic world’s last true caliphate; Saudi Arabia, home to the faith’s holy cities; the United Arab Emirates, propagator of a militantly statist interpretation of Islam; Qatar with its less strict version of Wahhabism and penchant for political Islam; Indonesia, promoting a humanitarian, pluralistic notion of Islam that reaches out to other faiths as well as non-Muslim centre-right forces across the globe; Morocco which uses religion as a way to position itself as the face of moderate Islam; and Shia Iran with its derailed revolution.

Read further at https://www.hudson.org/research/16463-the-battle-for-the-soul-of-islam

Related posts

GERD: 1959 Egypt/Sudan treaty -‘The worst agreement Khartoum could have signed’

warsan

Amnesty Intl catalogs horrific abuses on migrants in Libya

warsan

Ethiopia court convicts ex-minister, Bereket Simon, over corruption

warsan

Leave a Comment